Archived | Autism Society Launches New State Resource Pages | Circa October 22, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

(Links are original to the email and probably don’t work anymore.) Autism Society Now Accepting Donations through Amazon Payments The Autism Society is excited to announce that beginning this week we will be accepting Amazon Payments just in time for holiday giving, making it just as easy to donate as it is to shop on Amazon. The nation’s …

Archived | Autism Speaks Board Member Ann Gibbons Testifies Before Senate about NIH Budget | Circa May 19, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Eve’s Notes: This statement and speech uses autism prevalence, fear and tragedy narrative, falsely relates autism to a disease, and promotes ABA with the 20% - 50% “success rate” … or rather 50% - 70% failure rate … and speaks over the voices of Autistic people and Autistic community. This statement was given by a …

Archived | Testimony of Ann Gibbons Before The Senate | Circa May 19, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Ann Gibbons TESTIMONY OF ANN GIBBONS, AUTISM SPEAKSAutism Speaks Board Member Ann Gibbons presented testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education at a hearing on May 19, 2006. Below is her testimony as prepared. Mr. Chairman, I am Ann Gibbons, a resident of Bethesda, Maryland, …

Archived | The Autism Society iPad Giveaway; Our New Collaboration with HelpPRO | Circa March 8, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The Autism Society iPad Giveaway Thanks to a generous donation by The Puzzling Piece, the Autism Society is preparing to give away its first iPad to one lucky Autism Society member! For some individuals on the spectrum, the iPad has proven to have some communication and educational benefits. Read more… Autism Awareness Shoelaces Buy One Get …

Archived | Autism Society 41st National Conference a Success | Circa #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work anymore. NEWS Autism Society 41st National Conference a Success! Parents, individuals on the spectrum, educators, doctors, bloggers, politicians, Miss Texas, and even a longhorn steer were in attendance at the Autism Society’s 41st National Conference in Dallas last week. In his opening address to a crowd …

Archived | Autism Society of America: Sensory Friendly Films Expand to New Theatres | Circa May 21, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work Sensory Friendly Films Expand to New Theatres Don’t miss the next AMC-Autism Society Sensory Friendly Film, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, this Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. local time. This month we have expanded to six new theatres: the Georgetown 14 and the …

Archived | e-Speaks: World Autism Awareness Day; Autism Treatment Acceleration Act Introduced | Circa April 3, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work. e-Speaks || April 3, 2009 Global Events Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day The second-annual World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) was held on April 2 and celebrated with events worldwide. In New York City, Autism Speaks began the day by ringing the opening bellof the New York Stock …